By Liz Essley Whyte, Center for Public Integrity, a nonprofit newsroom based in Washington, D.C. A document prepared for the White House Coronavirus Task Force but not publicized suggests more than a dozen states including Texas should revert to more stringent protective measures, limiting social gatherings to 10 people or fewer, closing bars and gyms and asking residents to wear masks at all times.
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Learn how to perform Chair Yoga in a fun-filled friendly way. The class will offer many options for seated postures, including standing with chair support to safely stretch, connect within and find inner peace. Presented by IDoYogaSanAntonio.
Written by Sister Susan Mika on Jul 9 2020 - 8:48pm
Compiled by the staff of the Corporate Responsibility office of the Benedictine Sisters, Boerne,Texas THE NUMBER OF MIGRANTS ARRESTED AT THE BORDER DROPPED AGAIN IN DECEMBER
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jul 2 2020 - 7:55pm
Midway through a news conference where executives were describing hospitals' herculean efforts to cope with a staggering increase in COVID-19 cases in San Antonio and Bexar County, the governor of Texas dropped a proclamation. Gov. Greg Abbott ordered Texans in most counties to wear face coverings in public and gave mayors and county judges the ability to impose restrictions on outdoor gatherings of more than 10 people. It was what local leaders had been imploring him to do for weeks, as COVID-19 cases spiraled out of control in Texas' urban areas.
Written by Rebecca Espinoza on Jul 1 2020 - 5:18pm
Just because city firework shows aren't going to happen this 4th of July, doesn't mean you have to miss out. NowCastSA has collected many fireworks shows on our YouTube channel, and we also included some from Kens5TV and other San Antonio locals so that you can still enjoy your holiday while remaining safe. Check them out below:
Written by Rebecca Espinoza on Jun 30 2020 - 3:33pm
San Antonio Fire Chief Charles Hood marched in plain clothes with #BlackLivesMatter protestors, along with his sons. "I'm marching because I've been witnessing the injustices of people of color all of my life, and I think it's important that people look through the lens of a minority, particularly a black man, who are living in fear of their lives," Hood explained to Texas Public Radio's Joey Palacios, who spotted Hood and interviewed him during a Facebook Live broadcast June 3, 2020.
Written by Rebecca Espinoza on Jun 29 2020 - 2:41pm
Pathways to Hope is a free city-wide (VIRTUAL) conference that brings the faith community together with the healthcare community to discuss how San Antonio is working to improve the mental health care system, as well as pave the way to recovery for people living with a mental health condition, including their loved ones, families and caregivers. Register Here
Written by Rebecca Espinoza on Jun 29 2020 - 2:37pm
Join this NNED virtual roundtable hosted by the NNED National Facilitation Center and SAMHSA’s Office of Behavioral Health Equity, in partnership with SAMHSA’s Mental Health Technology Transfer Center Network Coordinating Office. Learn how faith-based NNED partner organizations are supporting the mental health concerns of racial/ethnic minorities and providing opportunities to receive support and connection through faith-based practices and partnerships.
Written by Rebecca Espinoza on Jun 29 2020 - 2:25pm
Hosted by the Mothers Against Drunk Driving GOAL: Discuss current and developing impaired driving initiatives from community partners and review 2019 and current DWI data. Welcome-Jackie Ipiña Bethel Prevention Coalition-Dr. Keely Petty, Program Director
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jun 26 2020 - 9:10pm
As San Antonio stepped up its battle against COVID-19 by banning gatherings of more than 10 people in city parks or plazas, Mayor Ron Nirenberg said weekend #BlackLivesMatter protesters would be "kindly asked to think about the pandemic we're in, and disperse." The remarks by Nirenberg, who has repeatedly encouraged #BlackLivesMatters protestors to demonstrate and speak out, came during the evening briefing on the virus which threatens to overwhelm the city's hospital capacity.